Period
to 1 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 6 months to 1 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England > North West
6 months to
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 116 90 95
Rank change year-on-year -26 +5 -22
Permanent jobs citing XML 200 326 436
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 2.47% 3.23% 3.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.18% 8.20% 7.48%
Number of salaries quoted 150 268 384
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.43% -14.21% +18.75%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,075
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

XML is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 3,238 3,976 5,832
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 40.05% 39.44% 45.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2,669 3,201 4,918
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £69,000 £70,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.77% +6.00% +5.26%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing XML as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for XML in the North West

XML
Salary Trend in the North West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing XML in the North West.

Salary trend for XML in the North West

XML
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing XML in the North West over the 6 months to 1 April 2020.

Salary histogram for XML in the North West

XML
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the North West region over the 6 months to 1 April 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -28 134 £45,000 - 32
Cheshire +10 24 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Lancashire +6 19 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Merseyside -1 14 £47,500 +35.71% 6
Cumbria - 8 £40,000 -
XML
England

For the 6 months to 1 April 2020, IT jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North West region with a requirement for XML.

1 110 (55.00%) SQL
2 104 (52.00%) C#
3 97 (48.50%) JavaScript
4 89 (44.50%) .NET
5 88 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
6 78 (39.00%) HTML
7 71 (35.50%) JSON
8 69 (34.50%) SQL Server
9 66 (33.00%) CSS
10 58 (29.00%) MVC
11 57 (28.50%) Finance
11 57 (28.50%) Web Services
12 50 (25.00%) REST
13 46 (23.00%) Scrum
14 44 (22.00%) ASP.NET
15 43 (21.50%) Ajax
16 41 (20.50%) Microsoft
16 41 (20.50%) AngularJS
17 34 (17.00%) Continuous Integration
18 33 (16.50%) .NET Core
18 33 (16.50%) .NET Framework
19 32 (16.00%) OO
19 32 (16.00%) Git (software)
20 31 (15.50%) SOAP
21 30 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
22 29 (14.50%) PHP
22 29 (14.50%) Java
23 28 (14.00%) MySQL
23 28 (14.00%) Law
23 28 (14.00%) Azure

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (11.50%) IIS
2 6 (3.00%) Apache
2 6 (3.00%) CMS
2 6 (3.00%) ExpressionEngine
2 6 (3.00%) Umbraco
3 3 (1.50%) Confluence
3 3 (1.50%) SAS
4 2 (1.00%) Drupal
4 2 (1.00%) nginx
4 2 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.00%) WordPress
5 1 (0.50%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.50%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.50%) Gentran
5 1 (0.50%) Jetty
5 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (1.50%) SPSS
2 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.50%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (4.00%) Elite 3E
2 7 (3.50%) Magento
3 5 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (1.00%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (1.00%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (14.00%) Azure
2 10 (5.00%) Serverless
3 9 (4.50%) Power Platform
4 8 (4.00%) AWS
5 6 (3.00%) PaaS
6 5 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (2.50%) GitHub
7 4 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (2.00%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (1.50%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (1.00%) Amazon ECS
9 2 (1.00%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (1.00%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (1.00%) CloudFront
9 2 (1.00%) Datadog
9 2 (1.00%) Slack
10 1 (0.50%) Force.com
10 1 (0.50%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.00%) HTTP
2 6 (3.00%) Bluetooth
2 6 (3.00%) SSL
2 6 (3.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.50%) DHCP
3 1 (0.50%) DNS
3 1 (0.50%) Firewall
3 1 (0.50%) Internet
3 1 (0.50%) LAN
3 1 (0.50%) NAS
3 1 (0.50%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.50%) SAN
3 1 (0.50%) SMTP
3 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (34.50%) SQL Server
2 28 (14.00%) MySQL
3 18 (9.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (6.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (6.00%) MongoDB
6 11 (5.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (5.00%) Relational Database
8 9 (4.50%) Power BI
9 8 (4.00%) RDBMS
10 6 (3.00%) Big Data
11 5 (2.50%) NoSQL
11 5 (2.50%) SQL Server 2016
12 4 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (2.00%) InterSystems Cache
12 4 (2.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (1.50%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (1.50%) Data Mining
14 2 (1.00%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 32 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 26 (13.00%) JIRA
3 18 (9.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (5.00%) Selenium
4 10 (5.00%) Visual Studio
5 8 (4.00%) Jenkins
5 8 (4.00%) SoapUI
5 8 (4.00%) Subversion
6 7 (3.50%) Protractor
7 6 (3.00%) CocoaPods
7 6 (3.00%) PHPUnit
8 4 (2.00%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.00%) Rational Robot
8 4 (2.00%) SonarQube
8 4 (2.00%) Visual Studio Coded UI
8 4 (2.00%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.50%) Fiddler
9 3 (1.50%) Maven
9 3 (1.50%) NUnit
General
1 57 (28.50%) Finance
2 28 (14.00%) Law
3 22 (11.00%) Legal
4 18 (9.00%) Retail
5 9 (4.50%) Aerospace
6 6 (3.00%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.50%) Games
8 4 (2.00%) Military
8 4 (2.00%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.50%) Advertising
9 1 (0.50%) Banking
9 1 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.50%) Local Government
9 1 (0.50%) Marketing
9 1 (0.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 128 (64.00%) Developer
2 30 (15.00%) .NET Developer
3 24 (12.00%) Software Developer
4 22 (11.00%) PHP Developer
4 22 (11.00%) Senior Developer
5 18 (9.00%) C# Developer
6 15 (7.50%) Analyst
7 13 (6.50%) C# .NET Developer
8 11 (5.50%) Full Stack Developer
9 10 (5.00%) Applications Support
9 10 (5.00%) Software Engineer
10 9 (4.50%) Applications Engineer
10 9 (4.50%) Applications Support Engineer
10 9 (4.50%) Support Engineer
11 8 (4.00%) Architect
12 7 (3.50%) Applications Developer
13 6 (3.00%) iOS Developer
13 6 (3.00%) Java Developer
13 6 (3.00%) Senior iOS Developer
13 6 (3.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (44.50%) .NET
2 78 (39.00%) HTML
3 71 (35.50%) JSON
4 66 (33.00%) CSS
5 57 (28.50%) Web Services
6 50 (25.00%) REST
7 44 (22.00%) ASP.NET
8 43 (21.50%) Ajax
9 41 (20.50%) AngularJS
10 33 (16.50%) .NET Core
10 33 (16.50%) .NET Framework
11 31 (15.50%) SOAP
12 27 (13.50%) XSLT
13 26 (13.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 26 (13.00%) jQuery
14 25 (12.50%) WCF
15 18 (9.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 17 (8.50%) RESTful
17 16 (8.00%) Entity Framework
18 15 (7.50%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.50%) Blog
2 18 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (9.00%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (6.50%) Data Centre
3 13 (6.50%) Private Cloud
4 12 (6.00%) User Experience
5 11 (5.50%) Mobile App
6 8 (4.00%) Driving Licence
6 8 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (3.50%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (3.00%) Animation
8 6 (3.00%) PKI
9 5 (2.50%) Data Structures
10 4 (2.00%) HoloLens
11 3 (1.50%) TRADACOMS
12 2 (1.00%) Chip and PIN
12 2 (1.00%) Contactless
12 2 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (1.00%) W3C
13 1 (0.50%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.00%) Windows
2 11 (5.50%) Linux
3 8 (4.00%) Android
3 8 (4.00%) Apple iOS
4 7 (3.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (3.00%) watchOS
6 4 (2.00%) HPUX
7 2 (1.00%) Unix
7 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (29.00%) MVC
3 46 (23.00%) Scrum
4 34 (17.00%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (16.00%) OO
6 30 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
7 27 (13.50%) E-Commerce
8 26 (13.00%) Test Automation
9 25 (12.50%) DevOps
10 22 (11.00%) TDD
11 20 (10.00%) ETL
12 18 (9.00%) OOP
13 17 (8.50%) CRM
14 16 (8.00%) Collaborative Working
14 16 (8.00%) SDLC
14 16 (8.00%) Software Engineering
14 16 (8.00%) Web Application Development
15 15 (7.50%) BDD
15 15 (7.50%) Mentoring
15 15 (7.50%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 110 (55.00%) SQL
2 104 (52.00%) C#
3 97 (48.50%) JavaScript
4 29 (14.50%) Java
4 29 (14.50%) PHP
5 27 (13.50%) T-SQL
6 20 (10.00%) XPath
7 8 (4.00%) Shell Script
8 7 (3.50%) Apple Swift
8 7 (3.50%) Objective-C
8 7 (3.50%) VB
8 7 (3.50%) VB.NET
9 6 (3.00%) PL/SQL
9 6 (3.00%) VB6
10 4 (2.00%) Python
11 3 (1.50%) C
11 3 (1.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 3 (1.50%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.50%) XQuery
12 2 (1.00%) Go
Qualifications
1 19 (9.50%) Degree
2 8 (4.00%) DBS Check
3 3 (1.50%) MCTS
3 3 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.50%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.50%) QA
2 3 (1.50%) SLA
3 2 (1.00%) PA-DSS
3 2 (1.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.50%) GDPR
4 1 (0.50%) RosettaNet
4 1 (0.50%) WCAG
System Software
1 13 (6.50%) Docker
2 2 (1.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.50%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.50%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.50%) XenApp
3 1 (0.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (3.00%) Ansible
2 5 (2.50%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (2.00%) Puppet
4 3 (1.50%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.00%) Terraform
6 1 (0.50%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 41 (20.50%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.00%) Intapp
3 12 (6.00%) Oracle
4 8 (4.00%) TIBCO
5 7 (3.50%) Apple
5 7 (3.50%) Zend
6 6 (3.00%) Twitter
7 5 (2.50%) iManage
7 5 (2.50%) InterSystems
7 5 (2.50%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.50%) Aderant
8 3 (1.50%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.50%) SnapLogic
9 2 (1.00%) Cisco
9 2 (1.00%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.50%) Citrix
10 1 (0.50%) EMC
10 1 (0.50%) HP
10 1 (0.50%) IBM
10 1 (0.50%) Sage